Archive for October, 2009

Rouge Forum Update: Great Depression Halloween Special: Boo!

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

Dear Friends, Our Updates go on a hiatus for two weeks as RF Steering Committee members and others hit the road for Pittsburgh (AESA), Ohio, Detroit, and even Vancouver. The core issue of our time: The real promise of perpetual war and rising inequality met by the potential of a mass class conscious movement for […]

Rouge Forum Update: Educate, Agitate, Occupy, Escalate!

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

Dear Friends, The education resistance continues to rise along with predictable counterattacksĀ  Let’s cut right to it this week, The Education Agenda is a War Agenda and the War Agenda is an Education Agenda: Sit-in Against Cuts at Fresno State: “Failure to comply with these demands will be met by increased levels of activism by […]

Rouge Forum Update: John Brown Memorial Special

Sunday, October 18th, 2009

Dear Friends, October 16/17, is the 150th Anniversary of John Brown’s Raid on Harper’s Ferry. Brown knew that the very definition of racism was sharpening (the notion of a separate species) and that slavery sought new territory as well. He knew slavery and exploitation are violent, and profitable, slavery being the cornerstone of industrial capital. […]

Rouge Forum Update: Punished By Premature Rewards?

Sunday, October 11th, 2009

DearĀ  Friends, More action this week: The UC Berkeley LIbrary Sit-in: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/10/11/BAPR1A40PE.DTL#ixzz0TcJ5JQQ0 And here is the link for the coming October 24 meeting in Berkeley: http://www.savecapubliceducation.org/ Shortly, you’ll see one of our very infrequent requests for funds in order to send our Community Coordinator, Adam Renner to that meeting. Let us remember our context. October […]

Rouge Forum Update: The Resistance Rises. Up the Rebels!

Sunday, October 4th, 2009

Dear Friends, Our Rouge Forum No Blood For Oil web page (complete with those good for the rest of your life anti-war posters on sale) is updated at www.rougeforum.org Reality is catching up with our analysis. Direct action takes the place of a single-tactic electoral outlook. The term, “capitalism,” is revived and post-modernism, that loud […]